Covid-19 may cause brain complications in some, say doctors

Covid-19 may cause brain complications in some, say doctors

Covid-19 may cause brain complications in some, say doctors 150 150 icnagency

By: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent | Covid-19 may cause brain complications in some, say doctors | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Stroke and psychosis found in small study of patients highlight need for research

Brain complications, including stroke and psychosis, have been linked to Covid-19 in a study that raises concerns about the potentially extensive impact of the disease in some patients.

The study is small and based on doctors’ observations, so cannot provide a clear overall picture about the rate of such complications. However, medical experts say the findings highlight the need to investigate the possible effects of Covid-19 in the brain and studies to explore potential treatments.

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